Paula Piquer Ruz
Paula joined Buckles in 2018 as a Senior Solicitor in our Family department. She is a qualified Spanish Abogado and English Solicitor.
Practicing in the UK since 2009, Paula previously worked for a boutique firm in London specialising in cross-border family law matters. She is experienced in cases with an international element and can assist clients with divorce and separation, choice of forum and jurisdiction disputes, all kind of financial claims, cohabitation agreements and disputes, pre and post nuptial agreements, all private child law matters including relocation, child abduction, registration and enforcement of foreign orders.
Paula has prepared expert reports and affidavits of law for foreign proceedings in both English and Spanish. She also contributed to the Spanish Chapter of the 2nd and 3rd Edition of the Family multi-jurisdictional guide and the International Relocation of Children Global Guide.
Paula is a member of the Barcelona BAR and its Family and International Law commissions, the Spanish Association of Family Lawyers (AEAFA), and Resolution. She is also on the committee of the British Spanish Law Association (BSLA).
Paula frequently lectures on English and Spanish law and cross border matters at seminars and conferences. She is fluent in English and Spanish and speaks basic French.